Balcas Energy Advice on Cleaning Your Wood Pellet Store

The Wood Pellet store has to fulfil a number of requirements to make sure that the pellet quality is maintained and safe operation is guaranteed

Why is this important?

A build up of fines and dust can:
  • Obstruct the flow of wood pellets from your store;
  • Block Augers;
  • Cause problems with your biomass boiler.

How Often Should you Clean Your Store?

To comply with the UK Pellet Council (UKPC) regulations your pellet store must be cleaned every two years or five deliveries, whichever comes first.

Risks to Manage when Cleaning the pellet Store

High risks can be associated with untrained exposure to the wood pellets in an enclosed space.

Make sure you are aware of these important guidelines.

Cleaning & Top Up Service

Balcas Energy can help with cleaning your wood pellet store starting April – please click below to ask for this service

  • Wood Pellet stores have to fulfil a number of requirements to make sure that the pellet quality is maintained and safe operation is guaranteed;
  • According to the European Pellet Council (EPC), you should buy your wood pellets only from ENplus – certified sources, like Balcas Energy.
  • In contrast to other certificates, only ENplus covers the whole supply chain, including wood pellet fuel production as well as the distribution;
  • Please click on the guide image to see a list of recommendations on the design, installation and operation of biomass fuel stores for pellet heating appliances.